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New Anti-Conversion Law Raising Eyebrows


The Order

  • Mass conversions done forcibly or through cheating would result in a jail term of 3–10 years and a minimum fine of INR 50,000 (USD 675).
  • Marriage will be declared null if the primary reason was to change the girl’s religion. The accused’s punishment would be a jail term up to 10 years and a fine up to INR 25,000 (USD 340).
  • If someone wants to convert after marriage willfully, they’d need to submit an application to the district magistrate two months in advance. The conversion can take place if the application is accepted.
  • Similarly, if someone wants to marry after converting to another religion, they will need to seek approval from the district magistrate two months before the marriage.

The Reason

Recent Investigation

What’s Next



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